Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
NAPW honors Patti Northam as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Northam is being recognized with this prestigious distinction for her leadership in information technology and finance. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 400 Local Chapters.
“My skills and areas of expertise include resource management, application system management and design, business knowledge and financial compliance,” says Ms. Northam, a former senior IT Manager at Capital One.
Ms. Northam received her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in business administration with an emphasis in management information systems. P.M.P. certified and a certified SCRUM master (CSM), Ms. Northam has nearly 20 years of experience in information technology and the banking industry. In her most recent position at Capital One, which specializes in credit card services, Ms. Northam was responsible for expertly managing a team of professionals across multiple locations, including 15 off-shore consultants. “It was a big group and I enjoyed the management aspect of it, helping and guiding my staff advance in their careers,” notes Ms. Northam.
As she now looks toward the future, Ms. Northam is interested in using her business acumen and industry skills in areas other than banking. “I am open to any field but I am particularly interested in pursuing a management position in a nonprofit or government-related industry,” she says.
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